YET ANOTHER SUICIDE ATTACK IN TURKEY
A suicide car bomber has killed, on Sunday 05/01/2016, two policemen in south-eastern Turkey city of Gaziantep, near the Syria border. More than 20 people, some of them civilians, were injured in the early-morning explosion, which was heard several kilometres away.
Police later raided the home of a suspected member of the so-called Islamic State group, who is believed to have carried out the attack..
Ankara, Istanbul and Bursa are among cities that have been targeted by suicide bombings.
–Four days earlier A suicide bomber, on Wednesday 04/27/2016, has struck in the western Turkish city of Bursa, injuring at least seven people, officials say. The attack took place near the city’s 14th Century Grand Mosque, a symbol of the city, reports said.
The governor of Bursa said the attacker was a suspected female suicide bomber.
Turkey has been hit by a wave of suicide bombings blamed on both Islamist and Kurdish militants. Earlier reports said one person had been killed in the blast.
However, Reuters news agency later quoted Turkey’s health minister as saying 13 people had been wounded, none seriously, while the Bursa governor’s office said seven people had been hurt.
A day earlier, on Tuesday 04/26/2016, the US warned of “credible indications” of terrorist threats at tourist areas in the country.
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